April 17
On Monday, 17 April 2017 at 13:21:50 UTC, Kagamin wrote:

> If we can control memory layout, we can do what shared_ptr does and couple the reference counter with the object, then we can have just one pointer:
>
> struct RefCounted(T)
> {
>   struct Wrapper
>   {
>     int count;
>     T payload;
>   }
>   Wrapper* payload;
> }

I'm not sure I follow your comment. Indeed, that is how shared_ptr, or, in this case, RefCounted, is implemented. My point was that there is no practical sense in having a shared(RefCounted).
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